Here are some useful links.
This site has some excellent photos of the Lake District and is updated daily with new pictures:
Click here to find a map of Penruddock to see exactly where the cottage is located:www.multimap.com
For weather details of the area try this link. George Fisher has been voted Best Outdoor Shop in Britain and maintains a brilliant weather station site. (Keswick is only 15 miles away)
For more overall information about the Lake District try this one: